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04/25/2017 at 06:38. Facebook
Working for a local or regional authority and interested in climate action? Tell us what more the Covenant of Mayors could do for you! Your answers will help us develop capacity-building tools, events and services that fit the needs of cities and regions committed to sustainable energy and climate action. Take the survey before Friday 28 April 2017 to share your views and get a chance to win...
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A hospital running 100% on renewable energy? If you have innovative ideas, you could apply for a Horizon Prize for €1 million. The hospital's design has to use at least three different European renewable energy technologies, include energy storage component(s) and be able to provide 100% of the hospital's annual needs for energy consumption.

More information: [ Europa.eu Link...
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A hospital running 100 on renewable energy If you have innovative ideas
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04/23/2017 at 06:25. Facebook
Positive energy homes may sound like something out of a hippy commune, but these days the term has a more practical meaning. Households cause a fifth of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to EU data. But it’s now possible for specially designed neighbourhoods, known as positive energy settlements, to be completely carbon free, and even generate clean energy too.
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Positive energy homes may sound like something out of a hippy commune
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04/22/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
A year ago today, the Paris Agreement was opened up for signature in New York and received a record number of first-day signatures for an international accord. Since then, over 140 countries have ratified this historic deal and are now putting their climate pledges into practice. On this year's Earth Day, let's keep up the momentum for ambitious global climate action!

#EarthDay...
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A year ago today the Paris Agreement was opened up for signature
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04/21/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
The circular economy is key for the future: for all of us, for the environment and for the climate. [ Europa.eu Link ]

#circulareconomy #climate #environment
Agathe Licha
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EU Climate Action
04/20/2017 at 06:38. Facebook
Do you know or work on a low emissions engine? You could apply for a Horizon Prize for € 3.5 Million.
The aim of the prize connect innovation with environmental gains:
1. reduce emissions of pollutants in real driving conditions to the lowest level possible,
2. help improve air quality in European cities
delivering better fuel economy and
3. lower CO2 emissions under the same...
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Do you know or work on a low emissions engine You could
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04/19/2017 at 08:45. Facebook
In June 2016, the first hydrogen fuel cell bus went into regular service in Apeldoorn, in the Netherlands’ Gelderland region. The bus only emits water, which improves air quality. It is also almost completely silent. [ Europa.eu Link ]

#Transport #Sustainable #Bus #Hydrogen #EUfunded #InvestEU #Netherlands
In June 2016 the first hydrogen fuel cell bus went into regular
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EU Climate Action
04/19/2017 at 08:03. Facebook
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Leftovers are not waste! Share your ideas on what you do with yours in the comments below!

#waste #leftovers #ideas
Leftovers are not waste Share your ideas on what you do with yours in the comments below
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Enjoy this day with the ones you love!
Enjoy this day with the ones you love
The first 'passive' hotel in Brussels brings together energy efficiency, urban regeneration and job creation. The Belvue hotel, on the site of the old Belle-Vue brewery, is an innovative project supported by the Brussels municipality of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, with co-funding from the EU. [ Europa.eu Link ]

#InvestEU #Hotel #Passive #Brussels #Molenbeek
The first passive hotel in Brussels brings together energy efficiency urban regeneration
EU funding helps innovators develop climate-friendly solutions like the thin, flexible solar cells produced by the Swedish start-up Exeger. Find out more from Giovanni Fili, managing director of Exeger.

Dyemond Solar project: [ Dyemondsolar.com Link ]
Invest EU: [ Europa.eu Link ]

#InvestEU #Climate #Solar #Cell #EUFunded #Sweden #Renewables #Energy #Innovation
Getting ready for Easter? Check out some ideas for climate-friendly shopping and eating [ Europa.eu Link ]

#Easter #climatetips #shopping #eating
Getting ready for Easter Check out some ideas for climatefriendly shopping and eating
Polish cities are among the most polluted in Europe. To improve quality of life for residents, towns and cities in the Małopolska region have joined forces to create a network of eco-consultants. These consultants help local people to find the best ways of cutting emissions and to get funding to support them. [ Europa.eu Link ]

#investEU #Poland #cities #airquality #Malopolska #emissions...
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Polish cities are among the most polluted in Europe To improve quality
Julija Skolina
Wind, solar and other renewable energy sources are steadily increasing their share in energy consumption across the European Union, according to a new report. This helps drive down greenhouse gas emissions from electricity generation, buildings' heating & cooling, and transport. [ Europa.eu Link ]

#renewables #energy #GHG #emissions #CO2 #electricity #nofossilfuel
Wind solar and other renewable energy sources are steadily increasing their share
Our vegetable for April is none other than spinach. Powerful in vitamins K, A, B9, B-carotene, C and folate among others.

#VegOftheMonth #Spinach #April #Vitamins #Vegetables
Our vegetable for April is none other than spinach Powerful in vitamins
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What are the economic opportunities of climate change? Our Director-General Jos Delbeke will share his insights today at a meeting organised by the Maltese presidency of the EU, bringing together representatives of parliaments from across Europe and European and international institutions.​​​​​​​​

Watch the live streaming from 9:00 CET: [ Eu2017.mt Link ]

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What are the economic opportunities of climate change Our DirectorGeneral Jos Delbeke
In December 2016, the largest solar plant in East Africa was inaugurated in Uganda. It was built thanks to funds and loans from the EU and several Member States.
More info: [ Europa.eu Link ]
Financing climate action internationally: [ Europa.eu Link ]

#Uganda #ClimateAction #EUGlobalStrategy #SolarPower #Renewables #ClimateFinance European External Action Service - EEAS
Protecting the oceans is essential for the #climate as well. Oceans absorb 4kg of CO2 per person per day. This October, global actors will meet in Malta for the 2017 "Our Ocean" conference, hosted for the first time by the European Union.

Now more than ever ... My Ocean is #OurOcean [ Ourocean2017.org Link ]
Íñigo Álvarez de Toledo
Do you know of a climate action project in your region? Submit it for a RegioStars award. Extended deadline 10 April! [ Europa.eu Link ]

The RegioStars Awards identify good practices in regional development and highlight original and innovative projects that are attractive and inspiring to other regions.

#ClimateAction #RegioStars #Award
Do you know of a climate action project in your region Submit